What does deportation mean?

Definitions for deportation
ˌdi pɔrˈteɪ ʃən, -poʊr-de·por·ta·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exile, deportation, expatriation, transportation(noun)

    the act of expelling a person from their native land

    "men in exile dream of hope"; "his deportation to a penal colony"; "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"; "the sentence was one of transportation for life"

  2. deportation(noun)

    the expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien

Wiktionary

  1. deportation(Noun)

    The act of deporting or exiling, or the state of being deported; banishment; transportation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deportation(noun)

    the act of deporting or exiling, or the state of being deported; banishment; transportation

    Etymology: [L. depotatio: cf. F. dportation.]

Freebase

  1. Deportation

    Deportation is the expulsion of a person or group of people from a place or country. Today the expulsion of foreign nationals is usually called deportation, whereas the expulsion of nationals is called banishment, exile, or penal transportation. Deportation is an ancient practice: Khosrau I, Sassanid King of Persia, deported 292,000 citizens, slaves, and conquered people to the new city of Ctesiphon in 542 C.E. Britain deported religious objectors and criminals to America in large numbers before 1776, and transported them to Australia between 1788 and 1868.

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How to say deportation in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deportation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deportation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of deportation in a Sentence

  1. Jeanette Vizguerra:

    Our system is tearing many other families apart, i will continue to lead the fight to keep families together, to grow the capacity of sanctuary and of my community to resist deportation and exploitation.

  2. Todd Schulte:

    They grew up here, they work at nearly every major company in America, serve in the military and many are working on recovery efforts in Texas, if DACA is repealed and no permanent legislation passed, they will all be fired and our government will begin the large-scale deportation of people raised in the United States, using information they volunteered to the government with the promise it would never be used against them or their families.

  3. John Sullivan:

    This is another attack on the President over deportation, their parents need to apply for immigration like everyone else. If they are here in the US illegally, I won't teach them. Jon Henry Lee, Jon Henry Lee, told the station that Jon Henry Lee reminded Sullivan that the school does not.

  4. Ali Rahnama:

    Something's different now, deportation of this number of students is not normal.

  5. Michael Page:

    Saudi women fleeing their families can face severe violence from relatives, deprivation of liberty, and other serious harm if returned against The Saudi women will, thai authorities should immediately halt any deportation, and either allow her to continue her travel to Australia or permit her to remain in Thailand to seek protection as a refugee.

Images & Illustrations of deportation

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